MSI Z87I GAMING AC (MS-7887)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 33.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics88.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive37.8% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (76%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMSI MS-7887
MotherboardMSI Z87I GAMING AC (MS-7887)  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150511
Uptime19 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 03:24
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU 76%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-4790K-$339
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 1 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
33.7% Below average
SC Int 65.1
SC Float 79.6
SC Mixed 72.1
58% 72.3 Pts
QC Int 138
QC Float 142
QC Mixed 134
31% 138 Pts
MC Int 140
MC Float 148
MC Mixed 139
21% 143 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 33.7%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$368
MaxC: 2012 MHz, MaxM: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
Lighting 232
Reflection 306
Parallax 322
81% 287 fps
MRender 211
Gravity 310
Splatting 233
111% 251 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Team L5 SSD 120GB
106GB free
Firmware: N1114B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
71.6% Very good
Read 520
Write 141
Mixed 222
64% 294 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 77.6
4K Mixed 26.9
111% 42.7 MB/s
DQ Read 238
DQ Write 140
DQ Mixed 58.3
78% 145 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 79%
Adata Premier Pro SP900 128GB-$82
33GB free
Firmware: 5.0.7b Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port
37.8% Below average
Read 247
Write 117
Mixed 154
38% 173 MB/s
4K Read 14.8
4K Write 57.7
4K Mixed 4.06
58% 25.5 MB/s
DQ Read 100
DQ Write 109
DQ Mixed 21.7
39% 76.7 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 37.8%
Great: 66%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$67
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 185
Mixed 176
137% 182 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.2
85% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 106%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB-$119
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
46.4% Average
MC Read 14.5
MC Write 18.4
MC Mixed 15.5
46% 16.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.2
SC Write 14.4
SC Mixed 13.1
35% 12.2 GB/s
Latency 71.6
56% 71.6 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 46.4%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical Z87I GAMING AC (MS-7887) Builds (Compare 126 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 90%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI Z87I GAMING AC (MS-7887)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $854
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